A change in the weather can also require a change in the way you treat your complexion. "Pores can dilate from Summer heat," dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban explains. "The larger diameter, paired with increased sweating, can provide a scenario for increased deposits of dead skin cells, dirt, and sebum — which can lead to breakouts in acne-prone skin." Luckily, it's easy to remix your routine with a few simple switch-ups. So keep cool (and blemish-free) with these must-have acne products for Summer.
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"To grow out fringe, work with your stylist to thin it out," explains Jen McGann, the director of cosmetology at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture. "Really texturize it and take some of the perimeter weight out on the bottom." This technique will help remove bulk, allowing you to use a texturizing or smoothing product to help sweep the bangs to the side. Then, once they begin to grow out further, simply part the bangs, allowing them to grow around your face. See? Growing out your fringe isn't so bad, after all.
Lauren Conrad is an author, fashion designer, and lifestyle blogger, and now she can add eco-friendly bag designer to her ever-growing résumé. The former reality star has partnered with BlueAvocado XO(eco) to create a line of 20 travel accessories.
Each of the pieces, ranging from garment bags to lunch boxes, is stitched out of a fabric made from recycled water bottles. Our favorites, naturally, are the cosmetic pieces, all of which come in two different patterns: tuxedo stripes and little baby birds. Click through to get a sneak peek at the adorable new collection, available on preorder now.
- From Nicole Richie to Jennifer Aniston, 50 stars who rock dirty-blond strands — Stylelist
- Perfect your smoky eye with Urban Decay's latest eye palette — The Cut
- Check out five top beauty picks for July — HuffPost Style
- Who has Lanvin tapped to model its latest line? — Styleite
- Eight brushes that should be in every makeup bag — Real Simple
- Is AstroTurf the latest nail art inspiration? — Refinery29
- Top stylists answer Summer hair questions — The Fashion Spot
- 50 brands you should be following on Pinterest — Racked
- Get the best makeup shade for your skin tone — Real Beauty
- Find your perfect liquid liner with these tips — Beautylish
Some look at the beauty counter and see glittering possibilities. Others see an eye infection waiting to happen. Whether you buy your products at a department store, Sephora, or a drugstore, there are a few rules to follow to keep the cosmetics counter safe for all.
A cat eye is the easiest way to add instant glamour to any type of look. Although it takes a steady hand and a little practice, this winged look is one of the most flattering makeup trends. With the release of The Dark Knight Rises upon us, why not release your inner feline and test out some of these cat-eye looks? Click through to see five ways to wear a cat eye. We're pretty sure Catwoman herself hasn't even thought of some of these.
We're happy to present this article from one of our favorite sites, Real Beauty.
Ever wonder how so many gorgeous Latinas have such radiant skin? We rounded up the most luminous celebs to give you the lowdown on how to keep your mug looking bright all Summer long.
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